Diplomatic Immunity

A Palestinian militant and Hamas supporter takes part in an anti-Israeli protest in the southern Gaza Strip town of Khan Yunis in September 2015

Israel Rejects Immunity for UN Worker Accused of Aiding Hamas

The Israeli government on Thursday rejected a U.N. request for diplomatic immunity for a Palestinian engineer who worked for the U.N. in the Gaza Strip but is now in prison after being accused of assisting the territory’s Islamic militant Hamas rulers.

The Associated Press

Qatari Drag-Racers Did Not Have Diplomatic Immunity

Last week, Breitbart News reported that two Middle Easterners who had drag-raced luxury cars in Beverly Hills had tried to claim diplomatic immunity before fleeing the U.S. In fact, they did not enjoy diplomatic immunity.